The Elora Cataract Trailway

The Elora Cataract Trailway runs through rolling countryside just east of Elora, to the historic community of Fergus, and past Belwood Lake to reach the Forks of Credit Provincial Park at Cataract.  In Fergus, signs direct trail users through town streets for approximately two kilometres (1.2 miles).  The trail passes through the Belwood Lake Conservation Area and is surfaced with stone dust along the entire length.

Get the Trail MapRestaurants and provisions are available in Elora and Fergus.  There is a family restaurant close to the trail at Belwood Lake Conservation and two restaurants in the Village of Belwood.  A general store in Orton provides soft drinks and other small items.

A vault toilet is provided for trail users at Belwood Lake Conservation Area.  Amenities along the developed sections of the trail include distance markers in kilometres and some benches.

Name The Elora Cataract Trailway
Description A forty-seven kilometre trailway linking the Credit Valley Watershed to the Grand River Watershed and communities along the way.
Activities Hiking, biking, dog walking (on leash), cross country skiing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and wheel chair (partial access)
Location Various Trail Section Locations
Maps The Elora Cataract Trailway
Parking Parking Lot Locations
Trail Head Cataract Rd at Forks of the Credit or Gerrie Road Elora
Trail End Cataract Rd at Forks of the Credit or Gerrie Road Elora
Distance 47 km
Difficulty Easy
Surfaces A former rail trail so mostly stone dust.
Amenities Washrooms, various communities with restaurants and shops.
Landmarks The trail passes through a glaciated landscape where forest and farm fields abound.
Cost No cost.  As an all volunteer organization membership dues help support all our projects.  $25.00/yr
Trail Web Site The Elora Cataract Trailway
Walk and Roll Peel
Closest Town Elora and Fergus

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